The woman killed during the police pursuit of a known gang member in Long Beach, California on Tuesday has been identified. According to multiple sources, the crash victim is identified as Jessie Bingaman – a woman who ran a dog walking and training business called The Pawtenders.
Bingaman was in a vehicle with six dogs when she was hit by a man driving a stolen van – five of the six dogs perished from the impact. An ex-con who was driving the van which hit Bingaman in an intersection – the driver has been identified as 43-year-old Javier Oliverez of Los Angeles.
Oliverez has been arrested and he is facing multiple charges, including evading a police officer, felony DUI, and vehicular manslaughter.
The one surviving dog is in critical condition at an area veterinary hospital.
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